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The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending years of uncertainty as the fund rapidly depleted. Lawmakers sent the bill to President Trump's desk after a 97-2 vote in favor of the legislation. Only two Republicans, Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee, voted no.
originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
I’m torn on this.
originally posted by: Fallingdown
Before anybody trashes Rand Paul. He’s my senator and I have supported him since he ran for office. I’ve looked into his background all the way back to college. He sticks to his guns. Even in his college newspaper he was proponent of smaller government, less taxes and reduced spending .
His vote against the 9/11 funding was symbolic in order to show people he still maintains his principal of fiscal responsibility . He’s not the least bit concerned with the optics .
Good people stand behind their words to sleep well at night .